New Subaru WRX Spied Track Testing on Nurburgring

New Subaru WRX Spied Track Testing on Nurburgring

Testing is underway after earlier spy photos of the new Subaru WRX emerged this morning showing the car driving to the Nurburgring.

Subaru brought a concept version of the car to the New York Auto Show last month, debuting what looks like a more mature version of the brand’s rally-inspired car. Outstanding features in that car included striking headlights and a grille that looked like it took styling cues form Jaguar. The concept also wears a carbon fiber roof, although a Subaru spokesman downplayed the possibility of it reaching the production car.

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What’s more likely to make factory specifications, on the other hand, is a version of the 2.0-liter turbocharged boxer engine currently found in the Forester XT. In that application, it makes 250 hp and 259 lb-ft of torque, although its capable of quite a bit more. In fact, the Japanese market Legacy uses a more finely tuned version with 296 hp and 295 lb-ft.

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GALLERY: Subaru WRX Nurburgring spy photos

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